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Entertainment Celebs helping out in their own way during Covid-19 second wave
Sushmita criticized by a man for sending oxygen cylinders to Delhi
Actress Sushmita Sen was criticized on Twitter after she revealed she managed to organize oxygen cylinders for a Delhi hospital but doesn’t have a way to transport them from Mumbai.
Priyanka to US govt: US ordered 550M surplus vaccines, will you share with India?
Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas on Tuesday said the situation in India was “critical” and asked the US government if it will “urgently share” vaccines with India.
Akshay donates ₹1 cr to Gautam Gambhir’s foundation to fight COVID-19
Actor Akshay Kumar has donated ₹1 crore to former cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir’s foundation, which is helping people amid the COVID-19 surge.
Ayushmann, Tahira donate to Maharashtra CM’s COVID-19 Relief Fund
Actor Ayushmann Khurrana and wife Tahira Kashyap Khurrana on Tuesday informed they have donated to the Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Relief Fund to help the state fight against COVID-19.
Jacqueline on kids amid COVID-19
Taking to Instagram, actress Jacqueline Fernandez appreciated the children amid the COVID-19 crisis.
Actor Gurmeet to open 1000-bed COVID-19 hospitals in Lucknow, Patna
Actor Gurmeet Choudhary on Sunday announced he will be opening COVID-19 hospitals with a capacity of 1000 beds in Lucknow and Patna.
Shilpa Shetty urges people to donate to this fighting hunger organisation
Taking to Instagram, actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra shared a video and urged her followers to donate to an organization that is helping people in fighting hunger.
General News in Entertainment Industry
Shahid to play lead in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s ‘Karna’
Actor Shahid Kapoor has been roped in to play the titular role in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s upcoming project ‘Karna’. Produced by Ronnie Screwvala the film will hit theatres on Diwali in 2023. Currently, he is busy working in Gowtam Tinnanuri’s sports drama film ‘Jersey’.
Best Director Oscar winner Chloé’s win was censored in birth country China
Beijing-born Chloé Zhao was abolished from Chinese social media on Monday. As a nationalist backlash censored her achievement of becoming the first woman of color to win Best Director Oscar. Recent posts containing her name were completely gone from the Twitter-like site Weibo. This target of a backlash against her is after old interviews of her appeared where she is criticizing China.
John’s ‘Satyameva Jayate 2’ release date postponed due to COVID-19
The release of ‘Satyameva Jayate 2’, starring John Abraham and Divya Khosla Kumar, has been postponed due to the surge in COVID-19 cases in the country, the makers announced on Tuesday.
Chadwick Boseman digital artwork to be auctioned as NFT for charity
Late Hollywood actor Chadwick Boseman was honoured with a digital artwork at the Oscars 2021. Created by artist Andre Oshea, it was also given as a gift to all Oscar nominees this year. The artwork will also be minted as a non-fungible token (NFT) and auctioned online. Almost 50% of the proceeds will be donated to the Colon Cancer Foundation.
DiCaprio likely to star in remake of Oscar-winning Another Round
Thomas Vinterberg’s ‘Another Round’, which won the Oscar for Best International Feature Film this year, is all set for an English remake with Leonardo DiCaprio likely to play the lead role.
BTS to release 2nd English-language single ‘Butter’ on May 21
Seven-member South Korean K-pop band BTS announced that their second English-language single, titled ‘Butter’, will release on May 21.
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